PROPERTY OF THE VAN RENSSELAER FAMILY
MAKER'S MARK OF TIFFANY & CO., NEW YORK, CIRCA 1865-1870
A PAIR OF AMERICAN SILVER SAUCEBOATS
Maker's mark of Tiffany & Co., New York, circa 1865-1870
Each oval sauceboat with an elongated lip, with matching oval pedestal base, and upper and lower applied bands of key fret; the open scroll handle terminating in a stylized rams-head issuing from an acanthus leaf at the front, and bifurcated at the base, each side ending in a leaf flanking an elongated pinecone; each engraved with stylized initials at the front.
9in. (22.8cm.) long; 24oz. (2)